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The City of Austin Small Business Program offers a comprehensive directory of small business resources offered by local, state, and federal governments and non-profit agencies. Our goal for the City of Austin Small Business Guide is to increase awareness and use of the programs that provide aid in the development of your business. Call 512-974-7800, email or visit our website for information about all our services and resources.

Websitesort descending Phone Number Description
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Texas Certified Capital Company Program (CAPCO) 512.463.4124

The CAPCO program is an economic development program that is designed to provide investments in small growth companies in various industries in order to create jobs for Texans. 

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Data Centers Tax Exemptions 800.252.5555

The tax exemption provides a temporary exemption from state sales and use tax on certain items necessary and essential to the operation of a qualified data center. 

Createscape Coworking 512.356.9814

Createscape is a coworking office space in the heart of Austin, Texas.  When planning our creative office space, we focused on design aesthetics and an open-workplace environment for freelancers, startups, remote teams, non-profits, and small business entrepreneurs to WORK, COLLABORATE, and CREATE.  We founded Createscape with the creative professional in mind, whether you're a filmmaker, writer, designer, programmer, developer, editor, or simply have the ideas, passion, and drive to be an innovator. 


Dart Music International

Dart Music International assists artists of all genres from around the world to obtain work visas, appear at cultural outreach events, and reach audiences across the USA.

University of Texas at Austin - Regional Foundation Library 512.475.7373

The Library offers free access to three different online funding research tools from the Foundation Center. Their databases include the entire universe of over 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities in the U.S. and over 3 million recently awarded grants. The databases can only be accessed in-person at the library. Please visit their website for more information:

Economic Growth Business Incubator 512.928.2594

Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that extends education, training and connections directly into the underserved areas of our community in a way that is culturally relevant and delivers proven results. 

Department of Energy - Funding & Financing 202.586.5000

The Energy Department supports a number of grant, loan and financing programs. Learn more about these programs and how they can help you -- whether you are a startup energy business looking to launch a pilot project, a company with proven technology that needs help reaching commercial scale, or a state, local or tribal government looking for funding resources for energy projects

U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Program 202.482.2350

Through the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program, a company can reduce their production, transaction, and logistics-related costs. 

Glasstire {Texas visual art} - Opportunities 713.850.0939

Glasstire is an online non-profit 501(c)(3) publication that covers visual art in Texas. 

Texas Economic Development & Tourism - Business Research Data 512.463.2000

The business reach primary activity include data mining, industry analysis, and custom mapping in support of Texas business development and marketing efforts.